The name of tour: Discovering nomads life
Tour's destinations: Bishkek, Alamedin gorge, Burana, Chon Kemin, Kochkor, Issyk Kul, Jeti oguz, Jyrgalan, Karakol
Quantity of the days: 9 days
Day 1: Bishkek
Arrival to Manas International Airport, you will be met by your guide and drive to Bishkek. Bishkek is located in the center of the Chui valley, at the foot of the Kyrgyz Ala-Too ridge, at an altitude of 750-900 meters above sea level. You will have today highlight tour. You will visit such attractions: Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and other highlights. Your tour offers a visit to the famous place of Osh Bazaar, where life is in full swing. It is always noisy and in the Bazaar you will find a great variety of flavorful seasonings, because they are created to make the food even tastier. It is impossible to pass by tortillas with poppy seeds and sesame seeds, hot, baked right there. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Alamedin gorge - Bishkek
This day you will lead to Alamedin gorge. This picturesque place is located not far from the capital Bishkek, you will not be left indifferent by the magnificent juniper forest and snow peaks towering over the gorge. During the tour, you can enjoy beautiful views of the picturesque nature, as well as see yurts and livestock. The Yurt can be quickly disassembled and moved to another place, at the same time it serves as sufficient protection from cold, heat and bad weather. The rapid Alamedin river flows through the gorge, which originates on the ice slopes of the upper part of the gorge. It is one of the main rivers that cross Bishkek. There are also located mesmerizing waterfall where you will have a wonderful. You will have a unique opportunity to spend time in a beautiful gorge, relax from work and the bustling city, and take a lot of photos. In the end of the tour you will return to Bishkek.
Day 3: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
This day you will transfer to Chon Kemin gorge. Along the way you will visit archeological site Burana Tower. The Burana tower was the heart of the capital of the Karakhanid state-the city of Balasagun-located on this territory in the 10th-12th centuries. There is also located on its territory there are numerous mounds, the remains of ancient fortifications, interesting museum with ancient artifacts and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). After exploration of Burana you will transfer to Chon Kemin gorge. In Chon Kemin, you will be met by a local family, and you can also take a 3-hour horse ride. You will climb into the picturesque gorge and feel the atmosphere of unique nature, as well as be able to see the beautiful panorama landscape. An exciting journey awaits you today. You will spend the night in a home stay.
Day 4: Chon Kemin - Rafting - Kochkor
Today you will have incredible adventure along a mountain river! Rafting is one of the types of extreme water tourism. During the tour you will get an incredible adrenaline rush along this fast-moving mountain river. Even beginners can handle rafting. Our experienced instructors will help you and give you instructions. After that you will depart to Kochkor village. IUpon arrival to Kochkor you will you will be met by a family who will reveal how the national felt carpet is produced. You will have a unique opportunity to make such a national carpet yourself. Decorative and applied art of the Kyrgyz people was born from the centuries-old history of nomads. There are you will visit a small handicraft museum there. There are situated many examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and more. Your night will be in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Jeti Oguz
After breakfast you will hit the road to celestial Issyk Kul Lake. The pearl of Kyrgyzstan is located between 2 powerful ridges Kungei and Terskey Ala too.One of the largest lakes in the world, Issyk-Kul, where more than 80 rivers flow, is located in the Northern Tien Shan at an altitude of 1,608 m. The lake attracts with its beauty many travelers and residents of Kyrgyzstan with its resorts. You will drive today along the southern shore of the lake. In the tour you will stop over at Bokonbaevo village, where you will meet a local eagle-hunter. He hunts hares and foxes with the help of eagles. Hunting has always played an important role in the culture of the great nomads. Food production has given rise to many different customs and traditions. After you will direct to stunning gorge of Jeti Oguz, Red Rocks. You are going to spend the night in in nomadic felt dwellings, yurts
Day 6: Jeti Oguz - Jyrgalan
In the morning you will have a rest near your yurt camp. During the tour, you can meet nomadic Kyrgyz who drive their cattle to pastures and live in yurts in the summer. You can learn about local life. Nomads do not live in one place, as they often move from one pasture to another. Then your tour will take you to Jergalan valley. his small but picturesque village is located near the city of Karakol. Translated from the Kyrgyz language, zhirgal - "joy, pleasure", an - "valley, depression". Coniferous plants such as pine, larch, and spruce are characteristic of this area. Jyrgalan unique for its picturesque landscapes adorable for its stunning views, fresh mountain air and remoteness from civilization.
Day 7: Jyrgalan - Karakol
First half of the day you will have a rest. In the second half of the day you will departure to Karakol town. On the way you are going to discover the Dungan mosque there. The Dungan mosque is unique, it is the first construction of the Chinese architecture in Kyrgyzstan. Construction is unique that has been built by an ancient technique without nail use. You also can be surprised beauty of external walls on which mythical beings which protect a mosque from evil ghosts are represented. After you will visit an interesting spot an old wooden Orthodox Church. You are going to explore today the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky, one of the world's greatest explores. Your night will be in the hotel.
Day 8: Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
After breakfast you will drive to Bishek city. Today you are expected by a unique trip on northern road Issyk Kulja. The lake is unique the fine kind and is at height of 1608 metres. The lake salty also possesses curative properties. People come to visit and to have a rest. Also our pearl is known as one of the most high-mountainous lakes of the world. In course of the tour you will have a chance to stop at the open air museum and discover ancient stone inscriptions. concern to 2000 B.C. On stones it is possible to find out ancient drawings of animals which have been drawn by shamans. You will have a chance to observe amazing view of the lake and take fascinating pictures. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 9: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 950 $
04 pax - 605 $
06 pax - 485 $
08 pax - 435 $
10 pax - 395 $
Single - 170 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 120 $
All lunches and dinners - 240 $
English speaking guide - 610 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Kochkor - Homestay
Jeti Oguz - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Jergalan - Guesthouse
Karakol - "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Rafting in Chon Kemin gorge
- Mineral water during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide